Jobs with six-figure salaries [Pictures]
Six-figure salaries are usually designated for the highest positions in particular fields, and are meant to reward the amount of education and career experience it takes to earn them. From science to health care to finance, nearly every field and industry has opportunities to earn six figures.
Browse these 14 jobs that earn six-figure salaries and determine if your career path will lead to one of these attractive paychecks. All median annual pay figures and job descriptions are from the Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook.
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Financial manager( Baltimore Sun photo by Lloyd Fox / August 23, 2012 )
2010 median pay: $103,910
What they do: Financial managers are responsible for the financial health of an organization. They produce financial reports, direct investment activities and develop strategies and plans for the long-term financial goals of their organization.